July 2, 2014

Digital Health Funding Accelerates at Record Pace


This week, StartUp Health CEO Steven Krein told Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo that “we are living in the golden age of entrepreneurship.” We're just half way into 2014, and digital health funding has already surpassed 2013’s record year with deals continuing to flow.

View the Free ReportStartUp Health Insights: 2014 Midyear Report

Watch Vinod Khosla Share Exclusive Insight About the Future of Digital Health


Visionary venture capitalist Vinod Khosla stopped by our Healthcare Transformer Summit and inspired our entrepreneurs with his musings on the digital health market and predictions for the future of the space.

StartUp Health and RWJF Launch Resource Center for Entrepreneurs

Supported by our partners at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, we're excited to announce the launch of Make an Impact, a program to help health innovators understand and connect with the country's highest-need and highest-cost patients. Over the next two years, the site will grow to include videos and resources for entrepreneurs including a directory of select organizations and individuals working to improve health outcomes in underserved communities. Visit and learn more today!

Summer Deadline Near...Submit Application to StartUp Health by July 11

We will be meeting with entrepreneurs this summer and inviting a select group of new Healthcare Transformers to join StartUp Health. Apply by July 11 and get additional details here.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

CarePredict
Aging Parents Inspired Entrepreneur to Build a More Subtle Wearable for Seniors
MedCity News

Wellthie
Idea: Show Prospects the Net cost of Coverage
LifeHealthPro

Other Noteworthy Headlines

Amazon’s Fire Phone Might Be a Boon for Health Apps
VentureBeat

Medical Boards Draft Plan to Ease Path to Out-of-State and Online Treatment
The New York Times

Rise of the ePatient Movement
HIT Consultant

Robotics milestone: FDA Clears Motorized Exoskeleton to Help Paralyzed Patients Walk
MedCity News

Unscaling The Healthcare Economy
TechCrunch

Upcoming Health Events

Health 2.0 NYC
July 2, 2014
New York, NY

Converge
July 15-16
Philadelphia, PA

The Future of Healthcare Communications Summit & Roundtables
July 24
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

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Digital Health & Wellness Jobs Board

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StartUp Health Weekly InsightsTM

Top Digital Health Funding This Week
Startup Amount Investors
DaVincian Healthcare $50.0M Undisclosed
Definiens $20.5M Wellington PartnersGilde Healthcare PartnersCipio PartnersTVM Capital
Imagine Health $15.0M Undisclosed
Truveris $12.8M Undisclosed
Peloton Interactive $10.5M Tiger Global
OMSignal $10.0M Primera Capital, Golden Venture Partners, Mistral Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Real Ventures
BetterDoctor $9.8M Undisclosed
Whoop $6.0M Undisclosed
Soundhawk $5.5M Foxconn Group
MedGenome Labs $4.0M Papillon CapitalEmerge Venture Lab
Consumer Physics $2.1M Undisclosed
MDSave $2.0M Undisclosed
InvisionHeart $1.9M Martin CompaniesTriStar Technology Ventures
Mountain Group Capital
Axial Healthcare $1.7M Undisclosed
Innovatient Solutions $1.3M Undisclosed
UNYQ $1.1M Undisclosed
See much more in StartUp Health Insights, the most comprehensive funding database tracking over $11 billion in digital health and health tech deals. Download the free StartUp Health Insights: 2014 Midyear Report.
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